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Rottnest Island

By Air

Flights from Perth

Several companies offer flights to and from Rottnest Island which provide a great opportunity for you to get some stunning aerial photos of the surrounding area and an exciting alternative to travelling by ferry.

Rottnest Air Taxi

Rottnest Air TaxiGet a return flight to Rottnest Island from around $100 per person.

Rottnest Air Taxi operates on demand, flying ANYTIME during daylight hours. Just let us know when, and we will set aside an aircraft for you.

Our philosophy is to make our service flexible, cost effective and easy to use.  As such we operate an ‘on demand’ timetable.

The flight time between the Mainland and Rottnest Island is about 12 minutes. It takes you directly over Fremantle and the lower Swan, with spectacular views along the river towards Perth itself, and of course a unique perspective on ‘Rotto’ as you arrive too!

Phone: 0411 264 547 or call free from Western Australia on 1800 500 006

Air Charters West

Air Charters WestOperates 7 days a week during daylight hours.   Specialising in domestic & international pick-ups from Perth airport to any destination, especially in the South West of WA. Charter flights are available for business or pleasure, from Bunbury to Rottnest Island.

Phone: 0408 931 139

Erceg Aviation

Erceg AviationFly to Rottnest Island on a own private jet. Well, there’s no reason really! From as little as $249 return you can arrive in total class and luxury, enjoying our free on-board food and beverage options.

Offering day return trips, luxury day and overnight trip packages as well as golf tours (You can also bring your own clubs!). We fly from a private luxurious lounge at Perth Airport with free parking and no check-in or security queues.

Phone: 08 9349 9166 or 0448 855 147

Kookaburra Air Tours

Kookaburra Air

Kookaburra has been flying to Rottnest from Jandakot Airport for 20 years and with our bases from Perth to Darwin can offer you a wide range of aircraft and tour options.
Take a small four seater, executive jet turbine or even fly yourself around Rottnest with one of our highly trained instructors.
Rottnest flight options include; island transfers, half day lunches, full day tours, scenic flights and flying yourself around Rottnest from Jandakot.
Phone: 08 9417 2258

Ozwest Aviation

Ozwest Aviation

Ozwest Aviation is ready to give you the flight of a lifetime to Rottnest Island. For those who don't want to travel on the ferry service Ozwest Aviation is able to fill your travel needs to and from Rottnest from Jandakot Airport and Mandurah. Transfers from Perth Airport can be arranged.

Flights are available on demand for 1 passenger or 14 during daylight hours seven days a week. Corporate charters are also available.

Phone: 08 9414 9095

Rotorvation Helicopters

Rottnest in a helicopter

Arrive in style in your own private helicopter from Rotorvation Helicopters or take a Rottnest Island Rotorvation tour. Incredible visibility and stunning views of historic Fremantle, the southern beaches and Rottnest itself make this the ultimate way to get to the Island.

Flights available seven days a week from Jandakot Airport. Includes return flight and three hours on the Island. Extra time can be arranged for a small fee.

The flight time including the return trip is approximately 40 minutes. Three hours helicopter standing time allows you the opportunity to explore the Island or enjoy a leisurely lunch at one of the Island’s excellent restaurants.

Phone: 08 9414 8584

Rottnest Island Airport Fee

The fee for an aircraft to land at the airport on Rottnest Island is currently $48.00 per aircraft (as at 1 July 2014).

For more information, please see Aerodrome Usage Fee Fact Sheet.

Avdata Australia manages the billing for the airport on Rottnest Island. For more information on Avdata Australia visit